Conservative Party Conference 2023 – Unlocking innovation across the UK

Join Centre for Cities and ForrestBrown for this panel discussion exploring how to support high-skilled innovative business across the country.

Event starts at 11:30 - 12:30 on 3 October 2023 at Room G1, Friends' Meeting House

High-skilled innovative businesses are crucial to economic growth. Join Centre for Cities to explore what’s next for the R&D agenda, the conditions and policies needed to unlock innovation, and how these can work for different regions.


George Freeman MP, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation

Lord David Willetts, UKRI Board Member and Former Innovation Minister

Lou Cordwell, Chair, Greater Manchester Business Board (LEP) and Chief Creative Officer, Magnetic

Katherine Bennett, CEO, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Jenny Tragner, Director & Head of Policy, ForrestBrown

This event is kindly sponsored by ForrestBrown. 

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